### Definition of Rivet line

1. Noun. A line of rivets at a seam. "The fuselage cracked along the rivet line"

Generic synonyms: Line

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### Literary usage of Rivet line

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Designing and Detailing of Simple Steel Structures by Clyde Tucker Morris (1910)
"For members composed of 2Ls 2"X2"X1/4" the gravity line is 0.59 in. from the backs of the angles, while the rivet line is 1i/s in. °ut. ..."

2. A Treatise on Design and Construction of Roofs by Nathan Clifford Ricker (1912)
"In detailing a steel truss composed of angles, the rivet line on the wider leg and nearest the back of the angle should be set to coincide with the centre ..."

3. Structural Drafting and the Design of Details by Carlton Thomas Bishop (1920)
"... to the distance from a rivet on one line to the next rivet on the other line measured parallel to the rivet line as if the rivets were on a single line. ..."

4. Structural Drafting and the Design of Details by Carlton Thomas Bishop (1922)
"... to the distance from a rivet on one line to the next rivet on the other line measured parallel to the rivet line as if the rivets were on a single line. ..."

5. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"The distance between lines of rivets, from the back of an angle or channel to a rivet-line is called the С;А*;СЕ-ГГ TANCE. By STAGGERED PITCH is meant the ..."

6. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder, Thomas Nolan (1915)
"The distance between I i from the back of an angle or channel to a rivet-line is called the TANCE. By STAGGERED PITCH is meant the arrangement of rivets ..."

7. A Treatise on Design and Construction of Roofs by Nathan Clifford Ricker (1912)
"600. EXAMPLE 3.—A STEEL Tur.ss FOR THE SAME ROOF 637. General Remarks.—In detailing a steel truss composed of angles, the rivet line on the wider leg ..."

8. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"Then abcd is the net butt or rivet line of the pattern, to which a lap of % inch must be added all around. Fig. 22 is not used in practice, ..."